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2023 Best Public Middle Schools in America

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  1. #1 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    The Davidson Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    RENO, NV,

    6-12,

    72 Niche users give it an average review of 4.4 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Throughout my years as a student I have been to private, public, magnet, and online schools, but none of those experiences compare to the DA online campus. When I first joined Davidson I was...I’ve made strong friendships and connections throughout my two years. Davidson has helped be become a successful student too. I’d always had trouble taking notes, planning, and studying but DAO has....

    Read 72 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 165,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 5 to 1,

  2. #2 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    BASIS Scottsdale

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    SCOTTSDALE, AZ,

    5-12,

    110 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says The faculty, staff, volunteers, boosters, teachers, and students all are there to improve the world. The numerous clubs, from Amnesty International, Model UN, Medical Leader Club, Public Speaking....

    Read 110 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,137,

  3. #3 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    Pine View School

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    Sarasota County Schools, FL,

    2-12,

    359 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I've attended Pine View School from 2nd grade through 12th grade. This place is great and offers many advanced classes for those who are consistently performing above their grade level. Once a....

    Read 359 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,818,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 15 to 1,

  4. #4 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    BASIS Tucson North

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    Public School,

    TUCSON, AZ,

    5-12,

    60 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have really enjoyed the advanced classes offered at Basis Tucson North. You have plenty of opportunities to take honors and AP classes that will teach and challenge and prepare you for college.....I also love their foreign language curriculum. I have taken French for six years. Because of that, I feel confident in my ability to converse with native speakers on a variety of topics. The French...The only complaint I have about my school is its focus on STEM. There are so many math and science courses available to take, but all of the fine arts programs are very small in comparison. In spite....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 922,

  5. #10 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    BASIS Mesa

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    MESA, AZ,

    K-12,

    54 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Basis Mesa has taught me many things over the past 8 Years. The workload helped me develop tenacity and diligence. I absolutely love the teachers and atmosphere. They never fail to make sure that the....

    Read 54 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 813,

  6. #11 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    BASIS Chandler

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    Public School,

    CHANDLER, AZ,

    5-12,

    72 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says Overall, BASIS Chandler was a great school. The teachers were well versed in their subjects in addition to being kind, compassionate, and caring. In academic options, BASIS really excelled. However,....

    Read 72 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,177,

  7. #12 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    BASIS Ahwatukee

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    Public School,

    PHOENIX, AZ,

    4-12,

    37 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Great teachers, but majority end up leaving or becoming admin. It's a shame because there used to be a lot more teachers who were passionate for teaching. Sometimes they hire teachers whose....

    Read 37 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 780,

  8. #14 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    International Community School

    Lake Washington School District, WA,

    6-12,

    94 Niche users give it an average review of 4 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says As a rising senior, I know that my education at ICS has shaped me into the person I am. From 6th grade to the present, ICS has continued to challenge and engage me with its rigorous coursework (all....

    Read 94 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 412,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 17 to 1,

  9. #16 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    BASIS Flagstaff

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    Public School,

    FLAGSTAFF, AZ,

    K-12,

    60 Niche users give it an average review of 4.1 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have been at this school since 6th grade and I love it! It can definitely be very academically challenging, but that is one of my favorite parts about it. The teachers are always pushing students....

    Read 60 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 878,

  10. #17 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    Tempe Preparatory Academy

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    TEMPE, AZ,

    6-12,

    130 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says I love Tempe Prep! It is a small inclusive community, where bright minds come together to learn. My favorite class at Tempe Preparatory Academy is Humane Letters, which explores history and English....But, like any school, Tempe Prep has some problems. We do not have good diversity. My class is almost fully white, and I wish I had the opportunity to learn with people a different race than I. And,....

    Read 130 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 434,

  11. #18 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    Mt. Everest Academy

    Online School,

    San Diego Unified School District, CA,

    K-12,

    44 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says Mt. Everest Academy is an exceptional school that offers a unique learning experience for each student. The teachers and faculty at Mt. Everest are very caring and truly look out for the students....

    Read 44 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 291,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 24 to 1,

  12. #19 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    Great Hearts Academies - Chandler Prep

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    CHANDLER, AZ,

    6-12,

    89 Niche users give it an average review of 4.3 stars.

    Featured Review: Parent says I find the student body to be diverse and vibrant with students from all different backgrounds. School pride is evident by the cleanliness and orderly nature of the school grounds. Teachers are....

    Read 89 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 734,

  13. #20 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    Orlando Science Middle/High Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Orange County Public Schools, FL,

    6-12,

    179 Niche users give it an average review of 4.2 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says After switching from my old elementary school to this school, I found it to be a drastic change. There are different buildings for each category of students (elementary, middle, high) and they're not....

    Read 179 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 1,219,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 18 to 1,

  14. #24 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    Advanced Math & Science Academy Charter School

    Blue checkmark.

    Public School,

    MARLBOROUGH, MA,

    6-12,

    265 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says I have studied here throughout middle school, and on my senior year of high school. I have loved my classes and had great experiences in class learning about technologies I am interested in, and....

    Read 265 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 966,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 12 to 1,

  15. #25 Best Public Middle Schools in America.

    The Science Academy STEM Magnet

    Blue checkmark.

    Los Angeles Unified School District, CA,

    6-11,

    15 Niche users give it an average review of 4.5 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The Science Academy STEM Magnet is a perfect school for students interested in STEM. With a rigorous curriculum filled with college, AP, and honors level classes, attending this school will give....

    Read 15 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Students: 386,

    Student-Teacher Ratio: 21 to 1,

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